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Affordable Care Act.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA), although a subject of much debate in the Unites States, was enacted on March 23, 2010, and upheld by the Supreme Court on June 28,… Expand
The recognition of specialty boards started with the National Board of Medical Examiners and eventually gave rise to the Liaison Committee for Specialty Boards. The most appealing feature of any… Expand
Consumer assessment of healthcare providers and systems survey: Implications for the primary care physician
Medical care is under constant reform. Physicians are encouraged to stay current and well informed to receive maximum reimbursement, while still providing high-quality medical care to our patients.… Expand
Advanced Alternative Payment Models Part II: Understanding the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization Model.
With CMS establishing preliminary definitions for fully qualifying Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs) in May of 2016, it has become crucial to many care providers accepting Medicare and… Expand
Clinically integrated networks: Guidelines and common barriers for establishment
Clinically integrated networks are an increasingly popular approach to delivering better healthcare at lower costs.
Opioid abuse: Understand guidelines to protect patients and your practice
Advanced Alternative Payment Models. Part I: Understanding the Medicare Shared Savings Program.
With CMS establishing preliminary definitions for fully qualifying Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs) in May 2016, it has become of interest to many care providers accepting Medicare and… Expand
Medicare fraud and abuse
An update on the ICD-10 transition.
Observations: Restructuring of the Nation's Graduate Medical Education System.
There are calls for a large overhaul of the nation's graduate medical education (GME) system, to be achieved through a change in the financing of resident education. The recommendations for this… Expand